Speaker Meena Kothandaraman

(US)

Founding member and Customer Service Strategist at twig+fish

With almost 30 years of experience, Meena Kothandaraman has consulted to emphasize the strategic value and positioning of qualitative research in the design of product, space and service. Meena applies a credible, structured and transparent approach to integrating human stories and anecdotes into mainstream processes. Apart from her core consulting practice, she has been a key contributor and lecturer in the Bentley University Human Factors and Information Design graduate program. She also holds an M.S. in Information Resources Management from Syracuse University and a B.Com. in MIS from the University of Ottawa, Canada. 

Let’s face it – designers are brilliant – but any designer will agree that when coming up with a departure from a current design, a spark is needed

Talk: Supporting Design: Using Research to Inspire Designers